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The Gondoliers   
The King of Barataria

 
 
Ambassador Theatre , (2/21/1944 - 3/26/1944)
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Opening Date:Feb 21, 1944   
Closing Date:Mar 26, 1944 Total Performances:4

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway
Description: An operetta in two acts
Setting: Venice. Pavilion in the Palace of Barataria.


Production Staff
Produced by Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company
Written by W. S. Gilbert; Music by Sir Arthur Sullivan; Musical Director: Louis Kroll
Directed by R.H. Burnside
Cast
Florenz Ames The Duke of Plaza-Toro
Jean Davis Vittoria
Robert Eckles Giorgio
Catherine Judah The Duchess of Plaza-Toro
Florence Keezel Inez
Mary Lundon Giulia
Edwin Marsh Francesco
Frank Murray Antonio
Roland Partridge Luiz
Lewis Pierce Giuseppe Palmieri
Robert Pitkin Don Alhambra Del Bolero
Kathryn Reece Tessa
Kathleen Roche Gianetta
Allen Stewart Marco Palmieri
Virginia Tyre Fiametta
Marie Valdez Casilda
music by Arthur Sullivan; lyrics by W. S. Gilbert
ACT 1Sung By
List and Learn Francesco, Gondoliers, Marco Palmieri and Giuseppe Palmieri
From the sunny Spanish shore The Duke of Plaza-Toro, The Duchess of Plaza-Toro, Casilda and Luiz
In enterprise of martial kind The Duke of Plaza-Toro
O rapture, when alone together Casilda and Luiz
There was a Time Casilda and Luiz
I stole the Prince Don Alhambra Del Bolero, Casilda, The Duke of Plaza-Toro, The Duchess of Plaza-Toro and Luiz
But, bless my heart Casilda and Don Alhambra Del Bolero
Try we life long The Duke of Plaza-Toro, The Duchess of Plaza-Toro, Casilda, Luiz and Don Alhambra Del Bolero
Bridegroom and bride Ensemble
When a merry maiden marries Tessa
Kind sir, you cannot have the heart Gianetta
Then one of us Marco Palmieri, Giuseppe Palmieri, Gianetta and Tessa
ACT 2Sung By
Of happiness the very pith Chorus of Men, Marco Palmieri and Giuseppe Palmieri
Rising early in the morning Giuseppe Palmieri and Ensemble
Take a pair of sparkling eyes Marco Palmieri
Here we are at the risk Gianetta, Tessa, Fiametta and Vittoria
Dance a Cachucha
There lived a king, as I've been told Don Alhambra Del Bolero, Marco Palmieri and Giuseppe Palmieri
In a contemplative fashion Marco Palmieri, Giuseppe Palmieri, Gianetta and Tessa
With ducal pomp Ensemble, The Duke of Plaza-Toro and The Duchess of Plaza-Toro
On the day I was wedded The Duchess of Plaza-Toro
To help unhappy commoners/Small Titles and Orders The Duke of Plaza-Toro and The Duchess of Plaza-Toro
I am a courtier grave and serious The Duke of Plaza-Toro, The Duchess of Plaza-Toro, Casilda, Marco Palmieri and Giuseppe Palmieri
Here is a case unprecedented
Now let the royal lieges Marco Palmieri, Giuseppe Palmieri, Casilda, Gianetta, Tessa and Ensemble